H.R. 2666: No Rate Regulation of Broadband Internet Access Act

Introduced:

Jun 4, 2015

Status:

Passed House on Apr 15, 2016

This bill passed in the House on April 15, 2016 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Adam Kinzinger

Representative for Illinois's 16th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 21, 2016
Length: 4 pages

Prognosis:

19% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To prohibit the Federal Communications Commission from regulating the rates charged for broadband Internet access service.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote this week on a Republican bill that would block the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from regulating the rates that Internet Service Providers charge for broadband service.

Opponents, however, say the bill is written too broadly and could prevent the FCC from protecting consumers against things like price gouging, punitive data caps, privacy ...

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History

Jun 4, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 15, 2016
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Apr 15, 2016
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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